EN[ɹəˈsɜːtʃ] [ˈɹiː.sɜːtʃ] [-ɜː(r)tʃ] [ˈɹi.sɚtʃ] [ɹiˈsɝtʃ]
  • Research comprises "creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.

    Definition of research in English Dictionary

  • NounPLresearchesPREré-SUF-arch
    1. NU Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
      1. In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance.
    2. NC A particular instance or piece of research.
    3. VerbSGresearchesPRresearchingPT, PPresearched
      1. VT To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
        1. VI To make an extensive investigation into.
          1. VT To search again.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Someday I'm going to clean up my act and start researching more carefully.
              • His book also tells of the intense competition between various research workers and groups during the years in which the secrets of "the spiral thread of life" were finally unravelled.
              • Very little research has, however, directly examined the limitations of native perception, especially for contrasts that are only minimally differentiated acoustically and articulatorily.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Research with non-human animal species provides evidence that deafness during the neonatal and extended periods beyond, results in loss of normal cochleotopic organization.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • His question is a toughie. I might have to do some more research.
              • Injection of LPS, which is more likely a hyperinflammation storm rather than sepsis, and the CLP method are both the most commonly used animal models for septic AKI research.
              • The present interest of this type of lines and its nonembryonic origin is the possibility of establishing specific lines of deficient patients for clinical research.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Intransitive verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  Meaning of research for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "research" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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                  Definiteness: Level 9
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